DEAR READER: Newspapers not connected to their communities? That's just a myth

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 8:21 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, June 9, 2010

A disgraced mayor resigns in Detroit. Financial abuses in day care centers are stopped in Wisconsin. A mentally ill Chinese immigrant in New York is treated after languishing in detention. Corrupt narcotics cops in Philadelphia are weeded out and criminally investigated.